Gary Gardiner – Photographer


“It doesn’t have to be perfect. It has to be right!”


Westerville Man Makes His Community His Canvas

Westerville Man Makes His Community His Canvas Each day, Gary Gardiner suits up, hops on his bike and finds a masterpiece. He is working to live up to an idea born in his retirement. Shortly after his career as a photographer with the Associated Press ended, Gardiner had a close encounter with a truck.

Photographer Gary Gardiner documents life in Westerville with image a day since 2004

A brush with death led Gary Gardiner to one of the most meaningful projects of his life. Twelve years ago, Gardiner – two weeks into retirement after a decades-long career as a news photographer – was in his car at a stoplight.

Gary Gardiner: My Final Photo | Broad and High | PBS

Gary Gardiner is a retired news photographer who spent more than 40 years with The AP…

Westerville Magazine Article Link – PDF


Heart of Ohio – Sep/Oct 2015

Learn about new ways to enjoy the beautiful autumn weather in the heart of Ohio.

Westerville365 Spring 2016

Westerville365 Spring 2016